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Bug 12415 - BiDi problem at section editing
BiDi problem at section editing
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
All All
: Low enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on: 6100
Blocks: 28708
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Reported: 2007-12-26 00:02 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2011-11-29 22:27 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

screen dump · « » · BiDi issues · action edit section · 01.jpg (156.97 KB, image/jpeg)
2007-12-26 00:02 UTC, lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט

Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2007-12-26 00:02:19 UTC
Created attachment 4469 [details]
screen dump · « » · BiDi issues · action edit section · 01.jpg

Dear friends,

Please see

the main header is
« Editing User talk:Gangleri (section) »
<h1 class="firstHeading">Editing User talk:Gangleri (section)</h1>

This is [[MediaWiki:Editingsection]] containing « Editing $1 (section) »

But *logically* it consists of three items / entities

1) « Editing »
2) « $1 »
3) « (section) »

Because the content of « $1 » is arbitrary (it might be LTR or RTL or neutral or BiDi) with the actual MediaWiki implementation one can see interferences between these three logical entities caused by the bidirectional algorithm. This is shown in the attached screen dump.

bug fix request:

please embed all relevant items / entities mentioned above in blocks as specified at

   BugZilla Mozilla b u g 406406 – remedy against BiDi interference caused by the (arbitrary) content of various fields
2) [[commons:template:style/ril]]
   see also [[commons:template talk:style/ril#explanations]] = the url of bug 012225

Thanks for all your efforts in advance.

Best regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 Amir E. Aharoni 2011-05-15 06:36:28 UTC
This happens when RTL UI is applied to an RTL wiki. Solving bug 6100 is the right way to go.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2011-11-29 22:27:29 UTC looks good now that bug 6100 has been resolved. :D

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